The magnificent Cinnamon Tamala, an aromatic tree, graces the diverse landscapes of Nepal, spanning elevations from 1500 to 3600 meters. The extracted oil, prized for its highly fragrant nature, undergoes meticulous steam distillation from the leaves of Cinnamon Tamala grown in tropical and sub-tropical regions of Nepal. This essential oil is characterized by a robust, warm, and spicy aroma with a tenacious sweetness that lingers in the air.
Major Components and its properties
- Trans-cinnamaldehyde is an effective and safe insecticide against mosquito larva having larvicidal properties.
- Cinnamyl acetate present in the oil has anti-inflammatory property help you to battle chronic inflammation and is an excellent coagulant, anti-bacterial, antimicrobial compound.
- Eugenol claims to have a gentle local anaesthetic property and antiseptic property used dentistry also has anti-neoplastic activity.
Benefits and use
- It increases blood circulation, reducing stress and anxiety.
- It acts as a pain reliever, fight off infections and protect against insects.
- It has the potential of reducing tooth decay and dental plaque and preventing cavities, fungal infection and thrush.
- Its warming aroma helps open throats and closed nostrils due to cold.
- It can be potentially useful in fighting neurological disorders and heart disease.
- It has an antibacterial property so it inhibits the growth of food spoiling bacteria and helps fight superbugs.
- It increases blood flow in the uterus and promotes tissue regeneration.
- It helps to purify the blood and make it a great alternative for dealing with pimples.
- It reduces the effect of a high-fat diet and ultimately reduce the risk of cardiovascular damage.
- It can control blood sugar, reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes and risk factors associated with diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
- It helps in destroying the germs in the gallbladder and bacteria present in staph infections.
- It contains calcium and fibre which protects against heart disease and high blood pressure.
Methods of use
- Through smell: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice or apply a few drops to your hand or clothes or tissue paper and inhale.
- Topical use: Dilute with a carrier oil to minimize skin sensitivity and apply one to two drops in the desired area and do massage or rub in or add to lotion or moisturizers.
- Caution: If pregnant, epileptic, have cancer or have any medical problems use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Keep your eyes away from the oils while using it otherwise it may lead to various complications to your eyes and be extra careful and keep out of reach of the children.